New Official PS4 Peripherals Announced

What’s up PlayStation Nation,

Alongside the announcement of PlayStation 4 Pro and the PlayStation 4 Standard (once thought to be PS4 Slim) PlayStation has also announced a handful of new PS4 Peripherals. And a new revision to the Dualshock 4. As relayed by sony:

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  • New Wireless Controller for PlayStation®4 (CUH-ZCT2 series)

The new Wireless Controller for PS4 (DUALSHOCK®4) allows the light from the light bar to emit on the touch pad, making a new luminous line in the same color as that of the light bar.  This provides gamers with visual information, such as which character they control or health status, at a glance for more intuitive gameplay.  Furthermore, the new DUALSHOCK®4 supports USB communication*3in addition to the currently available Bluethooth® communication, allowing users to have control also via cable.  The new DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller will be available at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of 5,980 yen, $59 USD, €59 and £54*4.

< Wireless Controller for PlayStation®4 (DUALSHOCK®4)>
Product name Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®4)
Color Jet Black
Product code CUH-ZCT2 series
MSRP JP 5,980yen (excluding tax), US$59, EU€59 and £54*4
External Dimensions Approx.161mm x 57mm x 100mm (width x height x depth)

(excludes largest projection)

Weight Approx.210g
Keys / Switches PS button, SHARE button, OPTIONS button, Directional buttons (Up/Down/Left/Right), Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square), R1/L1/R2/L2 buttons, Left stick / L3 button, Right stick / R3 button, Touch Pad Button
Touch Pad 2 Point Touch Pad, Click Mechanism, Capacitive Type
Motion Sensor Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)
Other Features Light Bar, Vibration, Built-in Mono Speaker
Ports USB (Micro B), Extension Port, Stereo Headset Jack
Communication Specifications Bluetooth® v2.1+EDR

USB HID Class, USB Audio Class

Battery Type Built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery
Voltage DC3.65V
Capacity 1000mAh
  • New PlayStation®Camera (CUH-ZEY2)

The redesigned PlayStation®Camera (PS Camera)*3 inherits all the features available on the current model, including PlayStation VR (PS VR) support*5, and features a new compact cylindrical form.  PS Camera includes a stand allowing users to easily adjust the angle of the PS Camera and set it up in their preferred location, such as on top of their TV or entertainment center. The new PS Camera will be available at a MSRP of 5,980 yen, $59 USD, €59 and £54*4.

<PlayStation® Camera >
Product name PlayStation®Camera
Product code CUH-ZEY2
MSRP JP 5,980yen (excluding tax), US$59, EU€59 and £54*4
External Dimensions Without Stand: Approx. 159mm x 28mm x 28mm

(width x height x depth)

Weight Without Stand: Approx.152g
Video Pixel  (Maximum) 1280 x 800 pixel x 2
Video Frame Rate 1280×800 pixel @ 60fps,

640×400 pixel @ 120fps,

320×192 pixel @ 240fps

Video Format RAW, YUV (uncompressed)
Lens Dual Lenses, F value/F2.0 fixed focus
Capture Range 30cm~∞
Field-of-View 85°
Microphone 4 Channel Microphone Array
Connection Type PS4 dedicated connector (AUX connector)
Cable Length Approx. 2m
Included PlayStation®Camera x1

Stand x 1

  • Vertical Stand (CUH-ZST2)

The vertical stand is specifically designed for the new slimmer PS4 and PS4 Pro*6.  To bring out the best of both system designs, the stand was made with translucent material to resemble the “shadow” of the system when set vertically.  Two different attachments are bundled so users can mount either the slimmer PS4 or PS4 Pro with ease. The new vertical stand will be available at a MSRP of 2,280 yen, $24 USD, €19 and £16*4.

<Vertical Stand >
Product name Vertical Stand
Product code CUH-ZST2
MSRP JP 2,280yen (excluding Tax), US$24, EU€19 and £16*4
External dimensions Approx. 295mm x 9.5mm x 116mm (width x height x depth)
Weight Approx. 129g
Supports CUH-2000 series, CUH-7000 series
Included Vertical Stand for PlayStation®4×1

Attachment( CUH-2000 series) x 1

Attachment(CUH-7000 series) x 1

Mounting screw x 1

  • Platinum Wireless Headset

The Platinum Wireless Headset, which will be available at a MSRP of 18,000 yen, $159 USD, €179 and £129*4, is a high-end gaming headset that makes games on PS4 come alive with rich and immersive audio. The headset boasts premium construction and materials for extra comfort, as well as enhanced highly positional 7.1 virtual surround sound powered by SIE’s proprietary 3D audio technology. Select PS4 games supporting 3D audio for the headset will deliver surround sound from all directions, including above and below you, for more immersive experiences. The new premium headset also features multi-position, hidden noise-cancelling microphones for clearer chat and is also compatible with PS VR and mobile devices using an included 3.5mm audio cable.

 What do you think of the new design and look of the peripherals? Do you like them or think the redesign isn’t your particular cup of tea? Comment below let us know. And for more PlayStation related news make sure to check back here at: WhatsUpPlayStation.com

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